This weeks news September 14 Now that was a good week for gigs - Jello with Guantanamo School of Medicine on a bill with Sissy and Paranoid Visions last Wednesday in the Button Factory. And then two days later the Ex in Whelans. Something else. Spolied for choice again this week with Danko Jones, Sissy … Continue reading This weeks news September 14
The punk jesters Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine came to Dublin this week and they entertained a large and receptive crowd in the Button Factory. When I say 'they came to Dublin' I actually mean that some promoter brought them over and make it happen....in this case, as Jello acknowledged from the … Continue reading Jello Biafra and John Lydon…the punk jesters.
This weeks show The Dead Kennedys have been such a huge part of my life. Like so many other bands that fit into my invisible memoirs Jello's troubadors have always been close to my heart. I remember my brothers buying Fresh Fruit For Rotting Vegetables, the vinyl kept getting played. We dissected the songs and … Continue reading Hope Show 102 – the lowdown
This weeks news September 7 The Winter Passing release their debut album, A different Space of Mind on September 18 on 6131 records The launch gig for their pop punk emo mix in Ireland is in Grand Social on the 26th, the band will then cross the Irish Sea for a UK tour in October … Continue reading This Weeks news – September 7
One of Bob Geldof's catchiest lines (and he had many) was 'Don't Believe What You Read'. It fitted in well with punk's 'no heroes' and 'Do It Yourself' philosophy. And with that in mind it is worth taking a look how the Boomtown Rats fared in print this week. Ireland's own Hot Press features that … Continue reading Don’t Belive What You Read: The Boomtown Rats